Archive for August 16th, 2012

Premier Junior Cotillion Program to begin August 26

0 / August 16, 2012 2:11 pm

The First Beaufort Junior Cotillion program begins on Sunday, August 26. There are a few openings for the first class. The high impact program is designed to improve students’ social skills. Fourth through ninth grade students are presented a character […]

Falling for The Cliff

0 / August 16, 2012 2:09 pm

By Celia Strong And off we go to Napa. Let’s face it–any time any of us get to go to Napa is a good time. It’s beautiful, it’s fun (even if you’re working), it’s full of good restaurants and, of […]

Prawn Stars!

0 / August 16, 2012 2:08 pm

By Terry Sweeney You know there are some fabulous yet inexpensive California white wines that pair beautifully with the biggest stars in the shrimp world: prawns. Or so I thought. But I was wrong. Not about the wine of course, […]

Beaufort County courthouse under way

Beaufort County courthouse under way

0 / August 16, 2012 2:06 pm

Crews are busy working on the new face of the Beaufort County courthouse. This project, approved back in April by Beaufort County Council, is under way and those coming to the courthouse will notice some changes. The biggest change will […]

County Council approves $1.8 million to preserve land

0 / August 16, 2012 2:05 pm

In a unanimous vote Beaufort County Council approved funds to buy the first phase of a two parcel piece of land on the headwater of the Okatie River in Bluffton. The land located on Highway 278 and the Okatie River, […]

E. Perry Burris, MD, to be leader of women’s breast health needs at Beaufort Memorial Hospital

0 / August 16, 2012 2:04 pm

Providing the most comprehensive, quality breast services locally is the goal of Dr. Perry Burrus, a board certified surgeon with a special interest in breast care who was recently named the hospital’s Breast Program Leader. As the hospital’s Breast Program […]

Lt. Dan Weekend 3

0 / August 16, 2012 2:03 pm

Organizers hope the schedule of events planned for the third annual Lt. Dan Weekend in Beaufort will attract thousands of participants and generate lots of support for wounded veterans. LDW3 activities begin with a silent auction and banquet on Wednesday, […]

Cataract surgery reduces hip fracture risk

0 / August 16, 2012 2:02 pm

By Mark Siegel, MD, FAAO Patients who had cataract removal surgery were found to have a 16% decrease in the risk of hip fracture compared with patients who did not undergo the procedure, according to an observational study of more […]

The lesson between the lines

0 / August 16, 2012 2:02 pm

By Cherimie Crane Weatherford Preparations begin as parents, students, teachers and the orchestra of school participants fine-tune their instruments. Expectations abound as empty classrooms turn into technological time zones, artistic murals and eras of notable past. There is something magical […]

How bad is it REALLY, to eat junk food?

0 / August 16, 2012 2:00 pm

By Danette Vernon If you have ever heard someone say in regard to their temper, or weight, or the early onset of diabetes, “Well, it’s my genetics,” what you heard in that moment…was somewhat of a myth. Something that you […]